Macs Adventure, Tips & advice

National Bird of Scotland – The Golden Eagle

15 Apr , 2019  

In April 2017 my wife, Laura and I walked the Glen Affric Trail from the vibrant city of Inverness to the peaceful village of Glenelg. Essentially this was a Scottish coast to coast adventure, having traditionally picked up our pebbles from the Moray Firth in the northeast and skimmed them it into the sea whilst […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Top 20 Inca Trail Questions

2 Apr , 2019  

The Inca Trail to Machu Picchu is one of the worlds great pilgrimages. The most recognised route is the three day hike from Piscaychucho to Machu Picchu following the road that Incan royalty would take to reach the ancient city. It is a route filled with wonder, camaraderie and filled with Incan archeological wonder. Taking […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

New Zealand South Island Road Trip

14 Mar , 2019  

Road tripping is the ideal way to see all that New Zealand has to offer. The South Island is rich in natural beauty and we have developed the ultimate road trip that not only gives you the best driving in the South Island, but allows you access to some of the most beautiful wilderness. Many […]

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Macs Adventure, Staff, Tips & advice, Trekking

International Women’s Day 2019: Our Greatest Travel Achievements

7 Mar , 2019  

Have you ever thought of travelling alone but there’s something holding you back? Solo female travel is on the rise and we are delighted. As much as we love travelling with loved ones getting out there on your own is a completely different experience. Today we are celebrating our adventurous female explorers at Macs Adventure. […]

Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Best time to visit New Zealand

6 Mar , 2019  

New Zealand’s rugged beauty and varied landscapes makes it a wonderful year-round destination.  Since it’s the Southern Hemisphere their seasons are a bit different from what we are used to.  Most people who visit New Zealand usually go during summer season, which is December through February. When it’s snowing in the UK it’s probably at […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

2 weeks in New Zealand – What Should I do?

1 Mar , 2019  

If you are visiting New Zealand for a two week holiday, how are you going to make sure you get the very best out of it? It is a great thing to want to head to a place and travel around, be free and explore, but can it be done in two weeks? From experience, […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

How long does it take to walk the South West Coast Path?

4 Feb , 2019  

The South West Coast Path is a magificent route that takes you right around the coastlines of Sommerset, Exmoor, North and South Devon and Cornwall, totalling up a whopping 630 miles of walking trail. 630 miles is a fair distance, so just how long would it take to walk this? The first thing to note […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

What Should I Pack for the South West Coast Path?

4 Feb , 2019  

HIker on the South West Coast Path

As far as British weather goes, the South West of England is one of the more meteorologically stable regions. While there is likely to be some rain while you are there, there is a better chance than most of getting some sunshine too, so packing for the South West Coast Path is reasonably straight forward. […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

Eating and Drinking on the South West Coast Path

4 Feb , 2019  

The South West Coast Path takes you through four English counties all bursting with delightful regional produce.  In this guide, we will give you an overview of particular gastronomy to look out for and some guidance on where to eat when you are on the route. Before we get specific, we should point out that […]

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Macs Adventure, Tips & advice, Walking

10 Most Frequently Asked Questions on the South West Coast Path.

4 Feb , 2019  

There are so many considerations when walking the Coast to Coast. We have asked our in-office Coast to Coast experts for their list of Frequently Asked Questions, and you can check the answers out below. Which Section should I walk? Here at Macs Adventure we have split the whole South West Coast Path into manageable […]

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